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Master’s in Finance | Online MS Degree

Enhance your professional skill set with a broad range of invaluable analytical and technical skills when you earn an online Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Investments. You’ll gain a greater understanding of how to analyze assets, debt and equity, securities, investment strategies, portfolios and other financial instruments, as well as fiscal and monetary policies and procedures. With this specialized knowledge, you’ll be well poised to seek an advanced career in the securities industry.

SNHU instructors are finance professionals, so you’ll be learning from people with high levels of financial experience who can teach you the ins, outs and best methods for analyzing, reporting and presenting financial data for any senior financial job function.

As an SNHU student, you’ll have access to internship and networking opportunities through our extensive alumni network.

Successful graduates of the program should be able to analyze equity and alternative investments using

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Masters in Finance | MS in Finance Degree

The Vanderbilt Master of Science in Finance (MSF) is a ten-month, on-campus degree offering a fast track to a wide array of career possibilities. You might be wondering, “Is a masters in finance worth the time and money?” The MS Finance degree teaches you the technical skills you’ll need to be successful in corporate finance, investment banking, sales and trading, asset management, real estate, consulting, investment research and more. At Vanderbilt, this degree comes with a small-by-design approach to learning and flexible MBA-level finance curriculum that enables you to tailor your studies around your interests and career goals. You also get one-on-one career coaching and leadership development. You’ll learn finance from professors like Bob Whaley, Craig Lewis and Bill Christie, each of whom have made a notable impact on the world of finance. And like many of our students, you may qualify for a merit-based scholarship to help with the

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The Money Masters

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BASEL I. In 1988 a faceless, un-elected group of bankers met in Basel, Switzerland at the Bank for International Settlements (“BIS”) – the “Central Banker’s bank” which even Swiss authorities may not enter – and in their “Basel I accords” agreed to a set of minimum capital requirements (8%) for banks. This was a number fine for some banks, but higher than what was in place for France and especially Japanese banks. To raise more capital to reach the 8% level, French and Japanese banks had to reduce loans, causing a recession in France and a depression in Japan, one from which Japan has never fully recovered.

BASEL II. In 2004, the same group met and agreed to Basel II (“The Return of Basel I”)– which required banks to value their capital based on market values, or “mark-to-the-market.” These rules were approved for the US on November

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